BlackBerry Passport now available in Canada

BlackBerry Passport keyboardBlackBerry earlier today unveiled the BlackBerry Passport. As company CEO John Chen had promised earlier in the week, it went on sale today and Canadians can get their hands on it a couple of ways.

As far as carriers go, TELUS Mobility has scored itself a short exclusive period it seems. It is already offering it whereas Bell Mobility and Rogers Wireless which have both confirmed they will also carry it will only begin to offer it on October 1.

If you prefer to go the unlocked way, you can pick up the BlackBerry Passport directly from BlackBerry’s own site for CA$699.

TELUS is currently offering the BlackBerry Passport for an “introductory price” of CA$200 with a two-year contract. That will jump to CA$250 on October 1. It is also offering it for CA$700 outright. This price will likewise jump by CA$50 on October 1.

Bell Mobility is taking pre-orders as of today. Pricing starts at CA$299.95 with a two-year contract. Rogers Mobility likewise began to take pre-orders through its reservation system today and will offer it for C$249.99 with select two-year plans.

Other carriers that have confirmed plans to carry the BlackBerry Passport include:

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Sources : TELUS Mobility // Bell Mobility // Rogers Reservation System